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9th April '17 0 646

Branch Rickey's Jackie Robinson Scouting Report That Saved America

Branch Rickey (1881–1965) is best known for breaking the color bar when he brought Jackie Robinson (1919-1972) into major league baseball in 1947.

8th April '17 0 644

Marijuana In Van Nuys Jail, Los Angeles, 1951

Eyes wide open and wondering what a marijuana plant is doing in police station.

5th April '17 1 1393

Life, Love And Murder: A Secret Lodz Ghetto Time Capsule

"I buried my negatives in the ground in order that there should be some record of our tragedy"

3rd April '17 0 4982

The Gonzo Insanity of 1960s Israeli Holocaust Porn

Stalag fiction was perhaps the ultimate taboo-busting literature: Holocaust pornography.

2nd April '17 1 2417

Joyous Snapshots Of The 1981 Reading Festival

Reading Festival in the 1970s and Steven Vaughan's great snapshots of the show in 1979. Now Steve shares with us his photos of Reading Festival 1981.

30th March '17 1 1088

National Nurses' Uniforms Of 1950

The International Nurse Uniform Photograph Collection features 93 hand-colored photographs of nurse in their uniforms...

29th March '17 1 983

Beautiful World: Illustrations From The Brockhaus and Efron Encyclopedic Dictionary (1890-1907)

Brockhaus and Efron Encyclopedic Dictionary was published in Russia from 1890 to 1907. The 86-volume deep encyclopaedia features 7,800 pictures, 121,240 articles and 235 maps.

28th March '17 0 628

The Mars Gazette: An Early 20th Century Drug Dealer's Journeys In Space

The Mars Gazette is a booklet describing the journey of pitchman C. B. Hustler ("a social and convivial being") to the Red Planet.

24th March '17 0 1670

The Artist Who Unlocked King Tutankhamun's Tomb And Revealed A London Underground Of Wonders (1928)

Douglas MacPherson's wonderful cut-away for the London Underground.

22nd March '17 0 342

Félix Fénéon's Short Stories In Three Lines: Masterful Early 20th Century Tweets

Félix Fénéon (1861-1944) understood the power of a 'tweet' in early 20th-century France. Between May and November 1906, Fénéon's three-line reports appeared in Paris newspaper Le Matin.